U.S. ranks near last in leave

Chardac, Emily
April 2011
Employee Benefit News;Apr2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p10
The article reports that U.S. parental leave benefits lags far behind from its industrialized peers. It states that the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is not an option that is financially feasible for many families. However, Canada offers 17-18 weeks wages paid up to 55%, while France offers 16-18 weeks wages paid at 100%.


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